The Asthma Educator’s Handbook

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Date

July 23, 2007

Format

Electronic book text, 432 pages

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ISBN

0071593268 / 9780071593267

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Overview


Main description

Learn asthma care essentials-from top experts at the Partners Asthma Center

Internists, family physicians, physician's assistants, respiratory therapists, and pharmacists will find this unparalleled, authoritative guide has everything needed to understand and treat asthma in children and adults.

Ideal for preparing for certification as an asthma educator (AE-C), The Asthma Book includes important information such as:

  • How to develop an asthma action plan based on the principles of assessing and treating asthma attacks
  • Diagnosis and staging ambulatory asthma treatment
  • Inhalers and inhalation aids
  • Managing asthmatic attacks
  • Chapter-ending Q&As that simulate the types of questions likely to appear on the
  • National Asthma Educators Certification Board Exam
  • Series of case discussions which test your knowledge by asking you to assume the role of an asthma educator


    Table of contents

    Chapter 1. Understanding and Teaching the Mechanisms of Asthma Chapter 2. Diagnosis and Staging the Severity of Asthma Chapter 3. Ambulatory Treatment of Asthma: Matching the Intensity of Treatment to the Severity of Disease Chapter 4. Special Consideration in Children with Asthma Chapter 5. Inhalers and Inhalation Aids Chapter 6. Pulmonary Function Testing and Peak Flow Monitoring Chapter 7. Allergy Testing and Allergen Avoidance Chapter 8. Managing Asthma Attacks Chapter 9. Developing an Asthma Action Plan Chapter 10. Case Discussions


    Author comments

    Christopher H. Fanta, MD is a member of Partners Asthma Center, Brigham & Women’s and Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA and has a faculty appointment at Harvard Medical School.

    Elaine L. Carter, RN, AE-C is a member of Partners Asthma Center, Brigham & Women’s and Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA.

    Elisabeth S. Stieb, RN, AE-C is a member of Partners Asthma Center, Brigham & Women's and Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA.

    Kenan E. Haver, MD is a member of Partners Asthma Center, Brigham & Women's and Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA and has a faculty appointment at Harvard Medical School.





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